The unexpected announcement of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation, who must remain in his post until the Senate confirms his successor, is a clear indication of the strategic decline suffered by the superpower during the two successive administrations of President Barack Obama, who will soon bring in [Read more]
On Thursday President Barack Obama announced that he will give temporary immigration relief to some 5 million of the 11.4 million undocumented immigrants that currently live in the United States. This will supposedly be the most regularization of undocumented workers in three decades, according to the reports from [Read more]
No matter where Americans look of late, Obama has projected an image of reluctance and not that of the leader of the indispensable country.
The Keystone XL will have to wait. On Nov. 18, the Senate blocked the bill for the giant pipeline, linking oil from Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. Gulf Coast. The text, which the House of Representatives adopted on Friday, Nov. 14, did not get the requisite vote of 60 senators that would have forced President Barack [Read more]
<i>The U.S. and China, two countries with the highest level of greenhouse gas emissions, have agreed to cut back on pollution.</i>
The presidents of China and the U.S., two countries with the highest level of greenhouse emissions, have reached a historic agreement in Beijing. They have pledged to cut back. It should [Read more]
Republicans... face the risk of overreacting and alienating the fastest-growing bloc of voters for decades to come.
During the last two years of his presidency, Obama is going to face the growing power of the Republicans and the growing anger of his fellow Democrats.
A few weeks after the debacle of the congressional elections, Obama comes out swinging with a solo play regarding immigration politics. The Republicans will want retribution.
The outcry of the Americans is loud and clear: It cannot go on like this in Washington. However, for the time being, very little will change there.
With a burning appeal to overcome the divisions in American society, a previously unknown politician from Chicago made a furor almost exactly a decade ago. The speech [Read more]
The Republican victory in the U.S. elections should re-launch dialogue with Obama.